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Published: August 6, 2012
© 2012 - 2019 arhicks
This A3, black & white pencil portrait took a long time to finish, but I was very pleased with the results. The client supplied a beautiful professional photograph to work from, which allowed me to include a very high level of detail in the final piece.
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Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
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KaiSchuebeck's avatar
Wow, it looks so lively. Really gorgeous !
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MITA29606506Edited |Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing. How long did it take you to do this beautiful drawing?
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Sunken-nautilus|Hobbyist General Artist
Just beautiful.
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Awesome! I know the time and love it takes to achieve this level of detail and I applaud you on an exceptional example. You are extremely gifted. Thanks for sharing you have inspired this detail oriented artist to strive for more.
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Color3brush|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Excellent drawing! :-)
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samurai-jirafu|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful portrait!
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giggles7dahkittah|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Patrick Henry Intensifies  looks at my art 116 Crazy Jensen I quit 
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marmicminipark|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome work, it's in my favs !!!
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skinkelstudios| Traditional Artist
This is incredible! Such detail and captured emotion. 
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NtHuYuThnkIAm|Student General Artist
There is no way that this is a drawing.
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Pmcelhaney's avatar
What surface do you use?
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arhicks|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi - it's just Winsor & Newton 170gsm white paper
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portraits668|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful ! :D
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hellkitty505|Student Traditional Artist
This is Beautiful x
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kornellia2| Traditional Artist
So realistic awesome detail
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tamasvegvari|Professional Traditional Artist
Perfect job
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Dustywallpaper|Professional Traditional Artist
:O........NOOOOOO FAKKKEE NOOOOO!! hahahahaha jk XD that is like unreal! amazing! just AMAZING!
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momsefine|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is beautiful
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Sstonedrac|Professional General Artist
So realistic! like a photo, very well done
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WhizzieWhizzer|Professional Traditional Artist
totally amazing work Andy, I love it!!!
and the attention to detail really blows this piece out of the water, brilliant work!!!
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Nice work!
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drawman61|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great job. If only everyone would understand that the better picture we're given, the better job we can do.
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